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The Book of Feckin' Irish Sayings For When You Go On The Batter With A Shower of Savages

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Whether you're a fine doorful of a woman or you're so hungry you'd eat an oul' wan's arse through a blackthorn bush, this invaluable collection of Ireland's most treasured (and irreverent) sayings is definitely worth having a gander at.

The Book of Feckin' Irish Slang that's great craic for cute hoors and bowsies

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

The almost incomprehensible wit and wonder of Irish slang words.

Can you tell your bowsies from your gougers from your gurriers? No? Well, it's time to stop acting the maggot and find out, courtesy of this invaluable reference book that's been donkey's years in the making (only coddin').

The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

More trivia about Ireland than you ever needed to know!


Distract yourself from doom-and-gloom with useless information: guaranteed to make you a hit at parties or gatherings of more than one person!

The Book of Irish Songs yer oul' fella always sang when he was jarred at a hooley

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Every song you never wanted to hear warbled again -- and then some.

They're all here in all their glory -- every word, every line, every chorus of the most popular Irish songs ever to be performed through that happy, misty haze of alcohol. The only thing we can't guarantee is your singing.

The Book of Luvely Irish Recipes yer ma useta make when you were a little gurrier

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Enough nostalgia to bring a tear to your eye (a bit like the food!).

Books from the Attic

Treasures from an Irish Childhood

Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

Alice Taylor takes a journey back to the 1940s and 1950s in rural Ireland through the well-used schoolbooks that she has kept from that time. Poetry, legends, stories and history evoke a way of life, and pace of life, that's long changed.

Boom Chicka Boom

Written by Liz Weir, Illustrated by Josip Lizatovic

Nine enchanting stories from a master storyteller, available on book and audio CD. Full of magic and drama.

Boycott

Boycott – a word whose meaning is known the world over. But it once belonged to a man. Two brothers, Owen and Thomas Joyce take conflicting stands in the struggle with injustice in a country striven by the Land War.

Bread and Butter

Cakes and Bakes from Granny's Stove

Bread & Butter is a nostalgic tribute to the simplicities of home-baking. The recipes reflect an Irish food heritage, with basic local ingredients and fresh produce, conjuring a romantic insight into a loving home, with the stove at its heartbeat.

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Brehon Laws

The Ancient Wisdom of Ireland

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

Celtic Ireland was a land of tribes and warriors; but a sophisticated & enlightened legal system was widely accepted. The brehons were the keepers of these laws, which dealt with every aspect of life: land disputes; theft or violence; marriage & divorce; the care of trees & animals.

Brendan and the Blarney Stone

Written by Stephen Walsh and Marita O’Donovan, Illustrated by Diane Le Feyer

When Brendan the leprechaun plays the tin whistle, the sound is sweeter than the sweetest songbird. But if only he could speak as well as he plays! His words spill out in a terrible jumble – he goes to the shop to buy peas and accidentally comes home with cheese!

Brendan the Navigator

Exploring the Ancient World

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney

Volcanoes, icebergs, sea-monsters, strange beings - all these play a part in this ancient adventure story. Simms unravels the mysteries and wonders of Brendan's travels and explains why and how the voyage was undertaken

Brian and the Giant

Written by Chris Judge, By (artist) Mark Wickham

Sequel to Irish Book Award nominated Brian and the Vikings.

Brian and the Vikings

Written by Chris Judge, By (artist) Mark Wickham

Brian is the smallest boy in the village. But he's also the smartest. When the dangerous Vikings arrive it's up to Brian to save the day with the help of his friends and his cleverest invention yet. The first adventure of Brian Boru, the boy who would grow up to become High King of Ireland.

Brian Boru

Emperor of the Irish

An enthralling account of the life of Brian Boru, who grew to become High King of Ireland before dying in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

Brian Boru

Ireland's Warrior King

Written by and Illustrated by Damien Goodfellow

The rise of a local chieftain to become High King of Ireland, fighting native and Danish invader alike in a whirlwind of constant conflict. Brian’s wife, Gormfhlaith, a woman caught between the ever shifting forces of destruction, battles to save her family. A stirring graphic novel telling the life of Ireland’s most famous chieftain.